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These 6 common habits are increasing your chances of getting Alzheimer’s, according to experts

Having a family member with Alzheimer’s feels like losing them over and over again. You remember your love for them, and their love for you, while they have no memory of it.

September 05, 2016 | Amberlee Lovell FamilyShare | Living well


30 quick and easy beauty tricks using household items

Did you know that you have been spending way too much money on beauty products? There are so many beauty benefits that come from common household items that are just sitting around your house! Once you try them, you will rethink your entire beauty routine:

September 05, 2016 | Chakell Wardleigh FamilyShare | Living well


This adorable Jamaican kid will motivate you to exercise like nothing else



This video was released a few weeks ago by 9-year-old Demarjay Smith.

September 05, 2016 | Alex Phippen FamilyShare | Living well


5 easy ways to improve your health every day

One of the reasons we fail to get healthy is that we tend to think only big changes matter. We plan major lifestyle changes, when in fact a few small tweaks to our daily routines can have a surprisingly positive impact.

September 05, 2016 | Karen Banes FamilyShare | Living well


Reasons to dial back the sugar in your children's diet

Children may call it heartless, but the American Heart Association has issued stringent new guidelines on how much sugar children should consume.

September 04, 2016 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News | Living well


Easy ways to lose weight without even trying

We all would like to lose a couple pounds here and there, but losing weight is something that doesn't happen overnight. Planning a diet and a daily gym routine usually does the trick, but there are other ways to achieve your goal. While weight loss may take some time, these 13 things can speed up the process and give your body the nudge it needs to start shedding that weight.

September 01, 2016 | Chakell Wardleigh FamilyShare | Living well


6 ways to eat healthy on a budget

Healthy eating can feel overwhelming in so many ways. Wholesome, nutritious eating requires planning, prepping and cleaning up. Eating healthy also can feel daunting because it has a reputation for being expensive. It turns out, there are strategies for making healthy affordable, and it doesn’t need to break the bank.

September 01, 2016 | Paige Smathers KSL.com | Living well


4 foods you should always eat

By now you know there are all sorts of opinions about what you should or shouldn’t eat. It can feel super confusing, right? The problem lies in the approach - detail-fixated vs big picture. When we get too concerned about the details, we can miss how everything fits together. We run the risk of developing tunnel vision which could make us forget that food should be satisfying, hold meaning and bring us closer to people we love. In fact, I would argue that those are JUST as essential to health and wellness as the nutritional value of food.

September 01, 2016 | Emily Fonnesbeck KSL.com | Living well


The latest reason to get calcium from food, not pills

If you take a calcium supplement to stave off osteoporosis, you might want to consider eating more yogurt and spinach instead. A new study out of Sweden found that women who take calcium have a higher risk of dementia, and that the effect is seven times higher in women who have had a stroke.

August 31, 2016 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News | Living well


True or false? The top 11 pregnancy myths debunked

When you announce you are expecting, you’re likely told all the tips, tricks, myths and old wives’ tales about pregnancy. Some are amusing while others are terrifying all the same. You’ve probably been told the way the baby rests will tell you if you are having a boy or girl, or that you should sleep on your left side.

August 30, 2016 | Hannah Rose FamilyShare | Living well


Why opening a jar of pickles is a legitimate test of health

On his late-night TV show, ABC host Jimmy Kimmel asked Hillary Clinton to open a jar of pickles. She did, to applause, passing a legitimate test of health you can try at home.

August 30, 2016 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News | Living well


15 things you should and shouldn’t say to a woman living with infertility

Living in a culture where families are placed at high importance can make life very overwhelming for a woman who cannot have a child to feel accepted. Parenthood is a lifelong dream that is crushed when a women realizes she suffers with infertility.

August 30, 2016 | Tana Bolinger FamilyShare | Living well


The stink about fish oil, and why it matters to your family

A wild-caught, fatty fish is one of the most healthy things people can eat, nutritionists say. The evidence on the briny wonders of fish-oil supplements, however, seems to come and go with the tide.

August 27, 2016 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News | Living well


Symptoms of oral cancer you should never ignore

According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, about 48,250 individuals in the United States alone will be diagnosed with oral or pharyngeal cancer this year. Of this number, nearly 9,575 people will be killed by this cancer. To help put this in perspective, oral cancer kills approximately one person each hour of the day.

August 25, 2016 | Hannah Rose FamilyShare | Living well


Is the solution to Zika more mosquitoes?

It seems counterintuitive, but some health officials believe Florida needs more mosquitoes to help slow the spread of Zika, the virus the World Health Organization deemed a global health emergency.

August 23, 2016 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News | Living well


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I wish my kids had real PE

Upon returning home from school, my son Ace, who is in the fourth grade, excitedly announced that the next day his class would be running ...

November 30, 2016 | Arianne Brown Deseret News | Living well


7 health risks that can be detected from your baby's poop

We all poop and babies poop more frequently than adults, which is a pain when it comes to changing diapers, but is a blessing when ...

November 29, 2016 | Kelsey Robertson FamilyShare | Living well


A solid set up for diet success

It turns out, that all you ever needed to know about a solid diet you already learned during preschool in the English nursery tale, "The ...

November 29, 2016 | Erica Hansen MS, RD, CD KSL.com | Living well


What families should know about organ donation

When the surgeon took her only daughter's heart out, Lacey Erickson was lying in her bed at home, four blocks away.

November 29, 2016 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News | Living well


14 things hardly any woman knows about her period

Being a woman doesn’t make you an expert on your body, but the more you know, the better you can control it. After all ...

November 29, 2016 | Amberlee Lovell FamilyShare | Living well


Does working in a cubicle make you unhealthy?

Sitting in an office chair and staring at a screen all day is hard on the body in many ways. The lack of physical activity ...

November 27, 2016 | Brandon Doyle FamilyShare | Living well


How to deal with a food craving

It’s 9 p.m. You finally have the chance to sit on the couch and relax from a long day; it’s time for ...

November 24, 2016 | Paige Smathers KSL.com | Living well


5 benefits of using a menstrual cup

Being a woman can be inconvenient. More worryingly, at times, it can be downright dangerous. Every month, women all over the world deal with their ...

November 22, 2016 | Karen Banes FamilyShare | Living well


10 sure-fire ways to make time for fitness

Losing weight is hard enough as it is, and finding time to exercise is even harder. There are so many ways to lose weight through ...

November 21, 2016 | Callie Hansen FamilyShare | Living well


Advances in technology may just change the way you think about hearing aids

After a little nudging from his wife, 59-year-old Mike Stocking found himself at the audiologist office.

November 21, 2016 | Erin Goff KSL.com | Living well


17 detox ingredients your skin needs right now

Is cleansing your skin with a simple face wash or soap paying off? Most formulas only provide just a mild cleanse of the skin. Our ...

November 20, 2016 | Charushila Biswas FamilyShare | Living well


Cultivating gratitude for your body

We live in a weight- and body-shape-obsessed society, and it’s easy (and normal) to develop body dissatisfaction. I recently heard the term “normative discontent ...

November 17, 2016 | Emily Fonnesbeck KSL.com | Living well


8 tips to overcoming anxiety about going to the dentist

Dentists are around to take care of your teeth. Although you might take your teeth for granted, they’re pretty important. You use them when ...

November 17, 2016 | Benjamin Greene FamilyShare | Living well


Teach your children that play is exercise

Upon returning home from school recently, my 7-year-old daughter, Azure, came running in the house, proclaiming, “Mom, I want to go exercise!”

November 17, 2016 | Arianne Brown Deseret News | Living well


Why I said “no” when a child gave me a cookie

I was visiting with family one weekend when my niece offered me a chocolate chip cookie. In the past, I would have not only eaten ...

November 14, 2016 | Kevin Jones FamilyShare | Living well


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